54 Assisted Living Facilities near Las Vegas, NV
There are 54 Assisted Living Facilities in the Las Vegas area, with 47 in Las Vegas and 7 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Las Vegas is $3,104 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,480.
To help you with your search, browse the 696 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Las Vegas. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Las Vegas 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Henderson with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Las Vegas
Just about everyone knows Las Vegas as a sort of adult amusement park, full of activities like gambling, shows, and shopping. Some might think this is all there is to Las Vegas, yet it is home to 641,676 people, over 13 percent of them ages 65 and up. Seniors have more to choose than entertainment in Las Vegas as there are 52 assisted living facilities (ALFs) in the Las Vegas area, all certified and licensed by the State of Nevada. ALFs are staffed 24 hours a day to help residents with personal care, activities of daily living and medication management.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Las Vegas
- Las Vegas weather is relatively predictable, considering it is located in the high desert and averages about 4 inches of rainfall per year. Winters can be chilly, with temperatures dropping into the high 30s some months, while summers can be almost unbearably hot, with many monthly highs registering in the 100s.
- In 2018, the American Lung Association ranked Las Vegas as having some of the poorest air quality in the country. Much of this is due to smog from the city pollution and the fact that the hot, still air causes pollution to just hang over the city.
- The cost of living in Las Vegas is higher than the national average. Seniors should expect to pay above-average prices on things like health care services and groceries.
- The crime in Las Vegas has been a nagging problem for the city. It has a crime rate that's 32 percent higher than the national average. Seniors exploring the city should be aware of their surroundings at all times.
- Due to the large senior population in Las Vegas, there are numerous programs and companies that provide senior transportation. One of the most useful is Nevada 2-1-1, which gives rides to seniors needing to run errands or attend doctor's appointments.
- The Las Vegas area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Horizon Specialty Hospital of Las Vegas, in the event of medical emergencies and illnesses.
Paying for Assisted Living in Las Vegas
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Assisted Living costs in Las Vegas start around $3,118 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.
It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Las Vegas and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Las Vegas
The State of Nevada and Las Vegas’ Clark County offer a wide variety of programs for seniors, many of which can help with financial assistance. The state’s Medicaid can help with assisted living costs, as well as the Personal Care Services (PCS) program and a Home and Community Based Waiver which helps with assisted living costs.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Nevada page.
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Nevada page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Las Vegas
Las Vegas and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free assisted living resources in Las Vegas, please visit our Assisted Living in Nevada page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Las Vegas
Las Vegas-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Nevada are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Nevada page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Las Vegas
Review of Pacifica Senior Living San Martin
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Review of Silver Sky at Deer Springs Assisted Living
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Review of Hillside Manor at Mountains Edge
My sister was at Hillside Manor. She died. She wasn't even there a month. She had fallen just before I put her in there and she had a couple of seizures, so her quality of life was really poor. The... Read more
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How much does assisted living cost in Las Vegas?
According to Genworth’s 2019 Cost of Care Survey, the average cost of assisted living in Las Vegas is $700 lower than the national average, at $3,300 a month. This is about the same as the state average of $3,400 a month.
What is Nevada HAND?
Nevada HAND is a non-profit group dedicated to providing housing assistance to low-income Nevada residents. They build housing projects for low-income Nevadans and have two assisted living facilities that provide room and board for qualified elders.
Who qualifies for assisted living?
To qualify for residency in an assisted living facility, residents need to be ambulatory, meaning they are able to move on their own, and not in need of behavioral care or restraints. Other issues preventing admittance into a category one facility include catheter care needs, unmanageable incontinence, diabetes, pressure ulcers, oxygen, wound care, or the need for 24-hour skilled nursing.
What are the different levels of assisted living?
There are two categories for assisted living services in Nevada, category one and two. Category one services are for those who are ambulatory, which is defined as being able to leave the facility unassisted in under four minutes. Category two residents may require assistance moving around, and category two facilities must meet specific fire and safety standards.
What does assisted living include?
Assisted living services must include personal care, security, laundry and housekeeping, and access to all medical and social services that one may need, including dental and optical. Each resident must be able to enjoy at least ten hours of recreational activities a week provided by the center, and memory care centers must provide activities specifically designed to benefit those with dementia, such as those focused on sensory enhancement and gross motor skills.